Is Peter Marc Jacobson in a relationship? All about the actor

Is Peter Marc Jacobson in a relationship? All about the actor

Peter Marc Jacobson is an American filmmaker and actor best known for producing the CBS sitcom, The Nanny. He was previously married to actress Fran Drescher, but their marriage ended after two decades, and he later came out as gay. What is his relationship status now?

Peter Marc Jacobson's biography.
Jacobson is an American filmmaker and actor. Photo: Unique Nicole
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Marc and Fran Drescher have known each other since they were teenagers and remained best friends long after their failed marriage. They are business partners and have collaborated on several successful projects, including The Nanny and Happily Divorced sitcoms.

Peter Marc Jacobson's profiles summary and bio

Full namePeter Marc Jacobson
Date of birth27th October 1957
Age65 years old in 2023
Birth signScorpio
Place of birthFlushing, Queens, New York, United States
NationalityAmerican
Height5 feet 11 inches (1.55 m)
Eye colourBlue
GenderMale
Sexual orientationGay
Marital statusDivorced
Ex-spouseActress Fran Drescher (1978 to 1999)
EducationHillcrest High, Queens College (dropped out)
ProfessionTelevision writer, producer, director, actor
Years active1984 to present
Social mediaInstagramTwitter

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Peter Marc Jacobson's age

The Hollywood filmmaker was born on 27th October 1957 in Flushing, Queens, New York, United States. He is 66 years old in 2023, and his zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Peter Marc Jacobson's height

The actor is approximately 5 feet 11 inches (1.55 m) tall. He has blue eyes and salt-and-pepper hair that used to be brown.

Peter Marc Jacobson's relationship
Marc is known for producing The Nanny and Happily Divorced sitcoms. Photo: Steven Simione
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Peter Marc Jacobson's sexuality

During a 2015 interview with Getout Magazine, the filmmaker revealed he had gay feelings since he was a teenager but was more attracted to girls because of societal expectations in the 1970s. However, he does not regret the time he spent in a heterosexual marriage.

I loved my life with Fran! I just knew that there was something that was not right because I thought about other men sometimes. I felt like I didn't want to cheat on her.

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After separating from his wife Fran, he tried dating other women but was not attracted to them. He then started visiting gay bars where he felt comfortable. After 11 years, his friends helped him tell the world about his sexuality.

Peter Marc Jacobson's spouse

The Hollywood filmmaker does not have a spouse in 2023. After coming out, his ex-wife Fran Drescher helped him find dates.

How long was Fran Drescher married to Peter?

Frans Drescher ex husband
Peter and Fran were married from 1978 to 1999. Photo: Franziska Krug
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Fran Drescher and Marc Jacobson were married for 21 years. The former couple were high school teenagers when they met. They exchanged vows at 21 on 4th November 1978.

After marriage, the couple relocated to Los Angeles, California, to further their careers. They separated in 1996 and finalized their divorce in 1999. They had no kids together.

Talking to Advocate.com in 2015, Marc revealed their marriage started to break down during The Nanny production when he became more controlling of Fran. He did not have a proper outlet to channel his feelings which made him angry at his wife.

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I became very controlling with Fran—the way she looked, how she dressed, what she ate—and became very Svengali-esque, which is not a good way to be with someone you go home to sleep with. That's what eventually tore us apart—not my sexuality because I wasn't acting out on it then.

Are Fran and Peter back together?

The former couple are not together but are best friends who often vacation together. They are also business partners.

Who is Fran Drescher's current husband?

The actress is not married in 2023. After her divorce from Jacobson, she married Indian-American engineer and entrepreneur Shiva Ayyadurai in 2014, but they separated in 2016. Fran told E! News in 2022 that she is single and focusing on her life.

Fran Drescher's gay ex-husband
Jacobson and Drescher remained close friends after their divorce. Photo: Steve Granitz
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Peter Marc Jacobson's career

Marc started his career in the 1980s as an actor in projects like Murphy Brown, Movers and Shakers, Dynasty, and Too Close to Comfort. After 15 years of unsuccessful projects, including SAG dues and psychotherapy bills, he started working behind the camera.

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He made his Hollywood career breakthrough after co-writing and co-producing The Nanny sitcom for CBS with his ex-wife Fran Drescher. From 2011 to 2013, he co-created and directed the Happily Divorced TV Land sitcom with Fran. The show is based on their marriage.

Peter Marc Jacobson's movies and TV shows

Peter has been active in Hollywood since 1984 as a writer, director, producer, and actor. These are some of his credits:

ProjectYearRole
The Nanny1993 to 1999Executive producer, writer
What I Like About You2004 to 2006Consulting/executive producer, writer
Happily Divorced2011 to 2013Executive producer, writer, director
Who's the Boss?1984Writer
The Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Remember2004Director
Matlock 1990 to 1993Wayne Drummond
Spread2009Plastic surgeon
Country Comfort2021Writer
Wonder Woman1979Brad
Gorp 1980Steinberg
The Big Brawl1980Jug
Lunch Wagon1981Jed
Movers & Shakers1985Robin
Dangerous Love1988Jay
Booker 1990Paul
Murphy Brown1990Nick
We're Talkin' Serious Money1992Jacubick
Babes1991Ed
Beverly Hills, 902101991Neil

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Peter Marc Jacobson's Instagram

The Nanny producer is active on Instagram. His account, @officialpetermarcjacobson, has over 31.1 thousand followers and over 2,800 posts as of 20 June 2023. Marc also has a Twitter account, @petermarcjacobs.

Peter Marc Jacobson's net worth

The filmmaker's net worth is estimated to be $15 million in 2023. He has been in the entertainment industry for almost four decades.

The Nanny producer
Marc suppressed his gay feelings while married to Fran and came out after their divorce. Photo: David Livingston
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Peter Marc Jacobson's interesting love life continues to make headlines. It is great that he found his happy place but has maintained a strong bond with his ex-wife Fran Drescher who he considers his best friend.

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